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Old 04-18-06, 12:40 PM   #51
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Also, has anyone noticed that pants seem to be coming longer. I mean years ago, a length of 30 would fit me just fine. Now they are about 2" to long. A tailor told me that more pants are being made outside of the US and they are not getting the length right.
Also noticed this.
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Old 04-18-06, 01:44 PM   #52
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Who can we complain to about the length of pants?
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Old 04-18-06, 01:51 PM   #53
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Old 04-18-06, 02:31 PM   #54
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people are taller, andremike is shrinking thats the answer
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Old 04-18-06, 03:08 PM   #55
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maybe.... but a tailor told me the same thing. They have have been seeing more and more people coming in because the length of 30 is too long. Plus when I was there a guy was in there for the same thing and he had the same comments.
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Old 04-18-06, 03:19 PM   #56
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I like my shorts to be just below the knee, and kind of baggy. I have some aversion to showing people my knees.
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Old 04-18-06, 03:39 PM   #57
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get it right, they are called manpris



I have one pair of linen manpris that are very comfortable. It all depends on the occasion.
I would consider them. I actually found a pair of linen manpris down in S. Beach that were awesome, though they had a european straight leg cut, that were too thin for my legs.

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Old 04-18-06, 03:41 PM   #58
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I saw some guys at a Microsoft conference last week that were wearing shorts (or short pants) that ended halfway between the knee and ankle. Quite strange, in my opinion.
I wondered if they had caught teh gey.
I'll have you know that I would never where those types of shorts. Actually, I'm not much of a shorts guy. If I wear 'em, they are the standard Bermuda types: long but above the knees.
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Old 04-30-12, 08:30 PM   #59
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

I was going to start a thread about this, but I decided to search to see if someone else already had.

Anyway, I think it sucks that it's so hard to find shorts that are actually short.

Why would anyone even want shorts that go all the way down to the knee?

I want shorts like this:



not like this:

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Old 04-30-12, 09:14 PM   #60
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

So you want to expose your balls whenever you sit down.
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Old 04-30-12, 10:00 PM   #61
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?



Those annoying knee-long shorts are huge here in Europe as well. They usually come with a tartan pattern and just look silly in my opinion.

Anybody remember those tacky blue silk-like shorts with a white border? They looked great on women but cringe-inducing on men
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Old 05-01-12, 04:22 AM   #62
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

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So you want to expose your balls whenever you sit down.
No. I've worn sort shorts most summers, and that's never happened.
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Old 05-01-12, 05:19 AM   #63
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

Why would anyone want to look like Magnum?





Never mind, I redact that statement.
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Old 05-01-12, 05:44 AM   #64
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

My issue with shorts is not so much the length, but the bagginess. Most shorts you get in the US are poorly tailored.

I have three pairs of shorts from Chocoolate from Hong Kong. They don't end up being as floppy as your typical pair of shorts from say, Kohl's or Target.



I tend not to pay too much money for shorts because if I'm out in shorts, I'm much more likely to get them messy/dirty than regular pants. I had a pair of Kohl's drawstring khaki shorts that served me well for several years.
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Old 05-01-12, 07:36 AM   #65
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

I haven't worn shorts since June 22nd, 1994. Men shouldn't wear shorts, period. Nobody looks good in shorts.
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Old 05-01-12, 07:54 AM   #66
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

If they're above your knees you look like a preppy douchebag, if they're too far down your shins but not full pants then you look like a pussy, if they just barely cover the knees (or a little more) you're good, but you also have to watch the bagginess.
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Old 05-01-12, 08:22 AM   #67
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

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I haven't worn shorts since June 22nd, 1994. Men shouldn't wear shorts, period. Nobody looks good in shorts.
I used to think this, then I turned 30 and I was like "I'm hot in the summer, fuck it."
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Old 05-01-12, 09:09 AM   #68
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

Look at basketball players shorts. They look utterly ridiculous. They look like they are wearing swooshie skirts or something.



I buy whatever shorts Old Navy or The Gap are selling when I need shorts. I do stay away from over fake wrinkled cargo shorts and plain old-man khaki shorts. I try and strike a happy medium.
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Old 05-01-12, 09:10 AM   #69
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

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I don't know quite what you are looking for, but "dress" shorts generally don't go past the knee.
See, if I'm even thinking about the term "dress shorts," I'm wearing pants.

Regarding "bagginess", that's just an American thing to accommodate all of the fat asses. Thankfully, a lot of stores are selling slim-fit stuff now.
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Old 05-01-12, 09:25 AM   #70
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

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I haven't worn shorts since June 22nd, 1994. Men shouldn't wear shorts, period. Nobody looks good in shorts.
Speak for yourself. Sounds more like a personal problem.

I scrolled through this entire thread, once I realized it was from '05, to see who resurrected it. No surprise that it was grundle.
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Old 05-01-12, 09:30 AM   #71
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

I wear shorts VERY sparingly. Never, ever to work. Rarely out to dinner. Only on hot, summer days on my personal time.
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Old 05-01-12, 09:30 AM   #72
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Old 05-01-12, 09:42 AM   #73
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

I thought it would be obvious. Guys will wear anything that suggests their penis is longer than it is.
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Old 05-01-12, 10:08 AM   #74
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

I wear shorts anytime I'm not at work. So it's frequent.
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Old 05-01-12, 10:12 AM   #75
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Re: What is up with the style of mens shorts?

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Look at basketball players shorts. They look utterly ridiculous. They look like they are wearing swooshie skirts or something.



I buy whatever shorts Old Navy or The Gap are selling when I need shorts. I do stay away from over fake wrinkled cargo shorts and plain old-man khaki shorts. I try and strike a happy medium.
Basketball shorts look fine to me, but then again I play basketball and have shorts of similar length.

I assume people complaining about lengths are on the older side and used to the short shorts days. I like my shorts around knee length, and don't have a problem with the bagginess that The Bus mentions.
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